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October 10, 2018
With the recent volatility in the equity market, investors are trying to understand what’s happening now and what comes next. How long can the equities market keep improving?
October 03, 2018
Insurance asset management is fundamentally different from other types of asset management. Having an asset manager well-versed in the ins and outs of the industry goes a long way toward the...
September 19, 2018
An organization typically forms a captive insurance company because the standard insurance market is not meeting its financial or risk-mitigation needs. However, when it comes to managing their...
September 12, 2018
Insurance asset management is a specialized investment market, and insurers invest in a different way than a high-net-worth individual or another institution. To help maximize the contribution of...
September 07, 2018
Finance professionals are busy. In today’s world, companies and public entities are doing more with less – stretching their employees’ responsibilities and their revenue...
September 04, 2018
The importance of asset allocation in driving portfolio performance has been well-documented through extensive research over the years.
Done correctly, an insurer’s asset-allocation...
August 28, 2018
Alternative investments are gradually becoming accepted as a core component of an investment portfolio as a strategy that may help produce more consistent returns. Rethinking asset allocation to...
August 23, 2018
All too often, investors make one of three choices regarding alternative or lower-correlated mutual funds. Some do not invest, as they correlate “different” with “risky”. Some choose to...
July 31, 2018
Traditional approaches to portfolio design are based on the concept that for each level of risk or volatility, there is an optimal combination of asset classes that produces the highest rate of...
July 03, 2018
Conventional wisdom suggests that higher interest-rate environments are typically a negative for real estate investment trusts (REITs) — but a close look at historical data paints a more...
June 28, 2018
Facing the prospect of an escalating trade war and increasing U.S. dollar volatility, more investors are looking to hedge risk by turning to smaller domestic public companies that offer a measure...
June 25, 2018
In any market environment, there will always be the potential for significant risks through various potential market stressors — continued low interest rates, equity market drawdowns, economic...
June 14, 2018
Entertainment giants such as Disney and Comcast and Internet behemoths Facebook and Google will be classified in a newly created Communications Sector along with existing telecommunications...
May 30, 2018
This expression is used in countless ways, including in the investment industry. “If the portfolio isn’t broken, why fix it?” Although it sounds like wisdom, where would we be today if the...
April 27, 2018
The outsourcing of investment management has grown substantially in popularity over the years as investors of small and large asset pools continue to realize the benefits of turning to external...
April 24, 2018
Insurance companies are familiar with regulations: State, federal and international rules and laws create a complex environment to do business in. They have to juggle widely among jurisdictions. A...
April 06, 2018
The insurance industry faces considerations such as regulatory and rating agency guidelines, product and business development, surplus growth, competitive and pricing pressure, insurance...
March 21, 2018
The Federal Reserve Board raised its benchmark interest rate from 1.5 percent to 1.75 percent on Wednesday while also bolstering its outlook for U.S. growth for the remainder of this year and...
March 14, 2018
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As we reported in our previous blog post, President Donald Trump’s decision to place hefty...
March 09, 2018
Keywords: Economic News
President Donald Trump’s decision to place hefty tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum has made waves internationally, but the long-term economic impact of the controversial move remains...
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